#311 of 365 – “bitters in the water”

 

“bitters in the water”

 

snakes

in the pedigree

bitters

in the water

fire

in the underbrush

sins

upon the daughters

scratches

in the heavens

light

turned to coal

rocks

inside of fading prayers

and blood

on our souls

 

 

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About Blackbird

Poet, sculptor, writer, spouse, parent, crazy person - not necessarily in that order.
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